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Title: Definitionen und Termini [Definitions and Terms]
Subtitle: Quantitative Studien zur Konstituierung von Fachwortschatz [Quantitative Studies on the Formation of Terminology]
Written By: Thorsten Roelcke
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/185049?format=G
Series Title: De Gruyter Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 48
Description:

Terms and terminologies are central topics of terminology research, yet strategies of terminologization - that is, the introduction of terminological systems to specialized texts - have received scant attention to date. Using examples from DIN 2330 and Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason, this study examines the quantitative aspects of terminologization. The findings of this new approach can be applied to other texts, whether of a prescriptive and appellative or descriptive and discursive nature.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Lexicography
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110295375
Pages: 244
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110295412
Pages: 244
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95